Programs and Events

Elmhurst Art Museum is both an international destination for Mies van
der Rohe scholars and fans and a regional center where people from
Chicago and the western suburbs learn to see and think differently
through the study of the art, architecture and design of our time
explored in the Museum’s year-round courses, public programs and
school outreach.


Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

EAG Artist Talk | Carrie Carlson

Join the Elmhurst Artist Guild for a free artist talk by Carrie Carlson. She will present linoleum block printing.

Please enter through museum's Education Center doors located off the parking lot. 

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 1:30pm

Artist Talk

David Wallace Haskins will give an artist talk about his solo exhibition, as well as architectural intervention, Ascension / Descension

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Panel Discussion: The McCormick House and the Bauhaus Dream of Pre-Fabricated Homes

 After recent restorations of the McCormick House, one of only three single family homes in the U.S. designed by Mies van der Rohe, scholarly panelists will assemble to shed new light on its importance, linking new research to the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus—a legendary German school where Mies was the final Director.

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 1:30pm

Lecture with Suellen Rocca

This lecture by Suellen Rocca, the curator of the exhibition, whose work is exhibited alongside that of her Chicago Imagist colleagues, will provide a first-person account of formative moments in Chicago’s cultural history.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:30pm to 8:00pm

EAM/EPL Book Discussion

Come discuss “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek” by Annie Dillard, winner of the 1975 Pulitzer Prize